What if there is a car that flies across cities and won’t require airport for landing. Isn’t it so convenient? What is the flying car price? Is the flying car for sale? Well, you are in the right spot. So, Do you know the one who drives it isn’t a driver anymore, he is a pilot. Isn’t that cool?
So, Here it is, Terrafugia Roadable aircraft. It is a two-seater flying car and convenient space for luggage. It was founded by graduates of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and graduates of the MIT Sloan School of Management.
They raised their capital through the sale of shares. Actually, they happen to raise this equity funding and closed it multiple time to meet their need.
Later, In June 2017 it was bought by a Chinese company who also owns Volvo and Lotus Automobiles.
The company hired 20 people at starting later hiring up to 75 people within 2017.
It’s said that they plan to hire more people by end of 2018.
Terrafugia’s vision for the future of personal transportation kept them going even when the company struggled to get certified from FFA(Federal Aviation Administration) rules and regulations, later in 2010, officially got the permit for the world to buy the flying car and to use it. They have got more than 75 reserved orders to buy this flying car which will sum up to US$25 million.
FLYING CAR PRICE
Initially, it was estimated that of price US$194,000 and declared US$279,000 at the end of 2011 December. The model was supposed to release in the 2015 or 16 with the price of US$279,000, later postponed little longer. Speed up to 70 miles per hour on the highway, and 115 miles per hour in air. Unfortunately, it costs more than a super exotic car.
Even though its partial car, it is fully aerodynamic certified. Also, have wings like a plane which folds while running on the ground. The folded wings will be standing vertical and height wings won’t comes to a problem, Hence, It is a lowered car. It’s a mixture of car and a plane. Which gets the name ”flying car”.
FUTURE MODEL TF-X
Terrafugia TF-X is a plug-in hybrid tilt-rotor vehicle. It is the first fully autonomous partial electric flying car, which was announced on May 7, 2013. Batteries are engine-rechargeable, which has a range of 500 miles per flight. It is expected to be available in the market 2023. Even though the public has an option to a pre-order TF-X future flying car, just have to reserve through their official website.
All Sci-fi movies are going to be a reality soon by the year 2023 and all the current realities are going to be vintage. So, Make sure you get up-to-date with the changes.
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